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Before WannaCry: 5 Nasty Computer Worms That Spread Quickly And Caused Big Time Damage

Worms such as Conficker, ILOVEYOU and Sobig have wreaked all kinds of havoc since the start of the 2000s

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ILOVEYOU

In 2000, the ILOVEYOU worm spread to as many as 45 million computers and caused upwards of $10 billion in damages. Its method of spread — an email with "ILOVEYOU" as the subject line — was an early example of social engineering. The email contained an attachment that, when opened, would erase certain computer files and re-send the message to address book contacts.

 
 
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